from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Streptococcal.
  • n. Streptococcus.

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  • n. Abbreviation of strep throat.
  • n. Abbreviation of streptococcus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or caused by streptococci
  • n. spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis


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